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Monday 2 February 1976

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steven Dewick in Sydney and Lori Beth Denberg. In that special week of February people in US were listening to 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Taxi Driver, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1976 while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Lost Islands. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Outlaw or Sea Wolf.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Muppet Show

Written by: Jim Henson

Starring: Frank Oz, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Jim Henson

Country: United States

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When the Boat Comes In

Written by: James Mitchell

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Taxi Driver

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd

Country: United States

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Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1976 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
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Facts:
  • Honeymooners Second Honeymoon airs on TV
  • Rich Little Show, debuts on NBC-TV
  • Roger Connor, Fred Lindstrom and umpire Cal Hubbard elected to Baseball Hall of Fame. Umpire Cal Hubbard is the first person to be elected to both the baseball and football Halls of Fame.
  • The Groundhog Day gale hits the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.

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Books

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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

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Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Datsun 280 ZZZAP

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Arcade racing

Publisher: Midway Manufacturing

Starship 1

Starship 1

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Barricade

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Snake

Publisher: RamTeK

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Outlaw

Platform: Arcade Atari 2600

Genre: Shooter

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Sea Wolf

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military shooter

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